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How to block incoming login attempts to postfix, pop3, imap?

We are running CentOS 6.5 with Plesk and have to send email but don't need to receive. I would like to block all incoming login attempts to postfix, pop3 and imap. I have found hints to iptables or ...
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98 views

Postfix virtual domains and Cyrus for imap

I am setting up a email server on a centos box where I am using the virtual(8) delivery agent within postfix so that I dont need to create a unix user for each email address, and I have set up Cyrus ...
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149 views

Postfix relay_domains configuration for outgoing mail

im pretty new to Postfix and email administration in general. I have installed postfix on my debian 7 server following this tutorial Now, I can receive emails and if I try to send them using ...
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1answer
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Multiple mail servers for a single domain [closed]

Running a "DNS scan" to make sure my DNS zones are setup "correctly" led to the suggestion by the tool to run more than one mail server for redundancy. It got me thinking about how one would implement ...
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107 views

Maintain email timestamp when transferring between email servers using an email client

I am running two different email servers using Postfix and Dovecot. Some of my users have accounts on both servers and sometimes transfer emails from one to the other through their email client. When ...
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RoundCube login to local IMAP server failing

I've been following this guide to set up a mail server on my server: http://flurdy.com/docs/postfix/edition5.html The only difference is that this tutorial uses a MySQL database and I've used ...
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2answers
87 views

How to use usernames instead of e-mail addresses for Dovecot login?

I have a mail server set up on a Debian 7.2 machine running Dovecot 2.1.7 and Postfix 2.9.6. I have both Dovecot and Postfix set up to load virtual users from a database populated by Postfixadmin. ...
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1answer
2k views

warning: hostname localhost does not resolve to address

i'm using iRedmail on my Debian box. I tried to use outlook for for email client, but i got this error and couldn't resolve it. Nov 19 17:25:10 mail postfix/smtpd[7011]: warning: hostname localhost ...
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1answer
26 views

How can I tell my server to allow logins via a mail client?

I am setting up my first sendmail daemon on centos, using virtual domains and emails. So far, I have got it working and emails sent from remote servers will make it to the inbox. The problem I have ...
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1answer
205 views

couldn't authenticate to backend server: no mechanism available

I'm trying to use cyrus murder, I've been fixing some bugs but now I found this when trying to access from thunderbird: The current operation on 'Inbox' did not succeed. The mail server for account ...
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The current operation on 'inbox' did not succeed. The mail server for account peter@ejemplo.org responded: MailBox does not exist

When I try to access the inbox from Thunderbird 17.0.8, I get the following error: The current operation on 'inbox' did not succeed. The mail server for account peter@ejemplo.org responded: MailBox ...
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2answers
512 views

best practice to have sent mail folder on dovecot imap server

When I add a mail account to KMail (or most other MUA I suppose) the sent mail folder is on the local machine and I don't have my sent mails on other machines. I'd like to have a sent mail folder in ...
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116 views

Authentication problems with cyrus murder

I'm trying to use Cyrus Murder but I have an error which I fail to detect the cause. I have: 1 backend. 1 frontend that is also a mupdate. I have installed the Thunderbird 17.0.8 fronted to test. ...
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1answer
247 views

Sync between two Mail Servers

I have 2 mail servers of the same configuration which is as follows: OpenLDAP (for authntication of users) Postfix Cyrus-imapd SOGo(groupware) One of them (Let's say X) is in production and is the ...
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197 views

Something keeps connecting to Dovecot and Postfix

My Dovecot mail server and Postfix MTA seems to be generating logs about attempts to login from localhost. How could I investigate this issue? Log excerpt: Jun 8 09:36:31 mailserver ...
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142 views

Fetch all Mail from an IMAP server with Postfix to distribute on local IMAP server

The situation: The constellation: We have a managed, dedicated server from a professional provider. We currently have Tobit David.fx server in use within our local network which fetches all E-Mails ...
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886 views

improper command pipelining after EHLO

I have looked everywhere for a concise answer, but I am unable to find a solution (or one that I can understand). I'm certain that this is a configuration issue, but can't see where. I have ...
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144 views

mail server on ubuntu can't recive mails

I have been setting up a mail server on ubuntu 12.04 following this tutorial. Setting up mailboxes in postfixadmin and sending email from this addresses is working, but sending email to my servers ...
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1answer
647 views

SASL - Plaintext password not accepted - Encrypted works

I have a very strange issue! SASL does not work properly, as it does not accept plain-text passwords (like Outlook sends them) Oct 2 10:35:09 srf cyrus/imap[4119]: accepted connection Oct 2 ...
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1answer
244 views

how to set up many users to use the same imap account. Dovecot, Roundcube

to be more specific, i will describe my problem. I have to install local IMAP server (Dovecot) that will download messages via pop3 from info@myextmail.com (with Fetchmail). To use Dovecote locally i ...
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2answers
107 views

Is there a webmail that comes with its own IMAP [closed]

I've intalled postfix on a server. Most tutorials show I need to install an IMAP server like dovecot or courier-imap, then install some webmail interface like roundcube. Because I don't really have ...
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1answer
79 views

Send all emails from a user's Courier IMAP account

Is there any way of resending all the mails from a user's cur folder with the current emails on the server? The imap service is done by Courier and the smtp by Postfix Path /var/vmail/DOMAI.com/USER/ ...
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370 views

Dovecot authentification not working

I run a Ubuntu 10.04 VPS with Postfix and Dovecot installed. For a while I had problems with the mailserver itself (Postfix) but now it runs ok. I can telnet into it from localhost (telnet localhost ...
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1answer
469 views

What is the best way to setup redundant pop servers?

I am in charge of setting up our company email infrastructure and have a question on how to setup redundant pop/IMAP servers. I understand that I can setup failover for inbound email using MX records ...
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1k views

Migrating users and mailboxes from postfix / Maildir to Postfix with Mysql backend

So I've got 60 or so users on a hand rolled postfix installation on openbsd and I'd like to move their mailboxes to our new mail server running iRedMail (postfix, vmail/mysql back end) Does anyone ...
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postfix pop-before-smtp isn't parsing the log correctly - need PERL help, I think

We've been using Postfix for a LONG time now and are kind of hooked on it. Now we need to "move into the modern era" and let people SEND email from our SMTP server(s) even when they're outside our ...
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1answer
165 views

Dovecot problems downloading mails

When I run telnet localhost imap2 both from localhost, using IP from external, mutt -f imaps://lasse@"mydomain"@localhost and using webmail, I can view my messages. But If I run mutt -f ...
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3answers
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Dovecot Migration and old mails

I'm migrating my mails from an old server to a new one, the configuration is good (mysql virtual accounts & imap only), with dovecot and postfix. It's already running for other users, I just want ...
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1answer
110 views

get imap messages from database instead connect to imap server?

I have written a forum application and I want to create message boxes for each user. For example, user member name is Osama his mail box will be osama@mysite.com. I have installed postfix on my ...
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606 views

mail2ftp Interface with Postfix/Cyrus - How to automaticly share mail attachments via FTP?

I'm trying to build a solution to transfer attachments from Mail to an FTP folder. Are there any suggestions to solve this task? My first idea was to write a shell script which fetches the mail from ...
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1answer
148 views

How to create a list of accounts -> passwords and share it for Postfix and Dovecot?

This is my Postfix configuration: root@vmi2198:/etc/postfix# postconf -n alias_database = hash:/etc/aliases alias_maps = hash:/etc/aliases append_dot_mydomain = no biff = no config_directory = ...
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1answer
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DBmail not receiving mail

I setup DBmail (MySQL) with Postfix and stunnel, but I still can't receive mail. I can login to the server though. But when I send a mail to a user that I created with dbmail-user: dbmail-users -a ...
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1answer
97 views

sharing an IMAP mailbox

How do you keep a mailbox available to a group of users, while making the mailbox behave like a mailing list? I mean, when a user reads a message, this should be not marked as read for anyone. This ...
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1answer
110 views

How to set up postfix to download incoming mesages from another server via IMAP?

How can I set -up a postfix-based mail server so that it will not only receie messages incoming via SMTP, but also act actively and download (via IMAP) messages from another server if there are any ...
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1answer
254 views

How to authenticate multiple IMAP users to the same mailbox in Cyrus

I have a standard Postfix/Cyrus setup with email account like account1@myhost.com. Users authenticate via IMAP. I want to create an email alias account like otheraccount1@secondhost.com and ...
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279 views

Postfix removing domain from user names before passing to Dovecot for IMAP authentication

In IMAP authentication with Dovecot, Postfix is stripping the domain name from virtual users who share a name with a local user, causing them to fail authentication. Virtual users without local ...
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2answers
662 views

Postfix config with a single catch-all user

Here is a very simple question that I wasn't able to find an easy answer for being entirely new to postfix: I want all mail coming in from SMTP (or through local delivery for that matter) to drop in ...
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1answer
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How can I create a new user account with Cyrus IMAP?

I'm trying to setup postfix with imap on a vserver. Now, I'm trying to create the first user/mailbox. The vserver runs Debian. I tried to login to the Cyrus administration console with cyradm, but to ...
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4answers
2k views

How Do I Debug An IMAP Problem?

I am setting up an email server with Postfix and Dovecot. Remote email clients can read email, but cannot reply to it or send new messages. (Email clients local to the server receive and send email ...
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2answers
2k views

Fetchmail Won't Put Messages into Cyrus. Postfix LMTP Problem?

I'm trying to get fetchmail to suck down messages from a POP3 server, and insert them into Cyrus for local IMAP delivery. Cyrus works fine by itself, and I can connect to it with ThunderBird on a ...
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2answers
899 views

Starting pop3 and imap services on Mac OS X

I'm running Mac OS X (Leopard) and I've just activated Postix, as well as installed UW imapd (a server capable of handling both IMAP and POP3 traffic). The issue I'm having is that I don't know what ...
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4answers
462 views

How are Postfix & Cyrus-IMAP effected when upgrading Fedora?

Historically, I've always upgraded my hardware and software together. In short, since I've always had new hardware I've always installed the latest distribution version from scratch. This time, ...
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1answer
698 views

Optimal settings for Postfix and optimizing a custom delivery script on a VPS

So I have Postfix + saslauthd + Courier-IMAP deployed on a Linode 1080 VPS. We are a small company, we have around 30 accounts (I use physical *nix users for the sake of convenience + Maildirs, see ...